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Grace leads SA Day 4 charge at Sun City

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Grace made six birdies and also bogeyed the fifth and 18th holes for a 68 to be three shots behind leader Scott Jamieson of Scotland going into Sunday's final round. Still an terrible long way to go but if I can obviously do what I did today, I'll be in with a good shout. "That's why I didn't make as many birdies as the day before". Read More »

Israel says downed Syrian drone over Golan Heights

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The zone has separated Israeli and Syrian forces since the ceasefire deal that followed their 1973 war. Israel has warned that it will not accept a permanent presence of Iran or its allied militias near its border in postwar Syria . "We have determined that it belonged to Syria". During the past few years, Israel has frequently attacked military targets in Syria, in what is considered an attempt to prop up terrorist groups that have been suffering heavy defeats in their fight against ... Read More »

Trump, Putin show resolve to defeat Islamic State

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Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an associate are under house arrest on charges linked to an investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into allegations that the campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Donald Trump said that the agreements on Syria that were announced in a joint statement with Russian President Vladimir Putin would save "thousands of lives". Read More »

Colombia Soccer Player Makes Racist Gesture To Korean Opponents

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The incident occurred in the second half of Colombia's 2-1 defeat in Suwon when a confrontation flared up following a clash involving James Rodriguez and Kim Jin-su. "I want to say I am not an aggressive person", said Cardona, who plays for Boca Juniors in Argentina. The controversy marks an eventful week for Cardona, who could face an worldwide suspension of up to five games if he is found guilty of racist behaviour. Read More »

Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home

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A man, woman, teenage girl, and "very young" boy were found dead in their home on Thursday evening, Mapleton Police Chief John Jackson confirmed. In addition to the neighbor's concerns, one of the family members' co-workers told authorities that they hadn't showed up for work in "consecutive days". Read More »

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR

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The tribunal said that in spite of several measures suggested by the apex court and the tribunal, the Delhi government failed to implement any of the suggestions. With almost 13 lakh private cars expected to keep off the road per day after the odd-even scheme is kicks in, the government is looking to hire 500 buses to ensure smooth comute for the public. Read More »

Iraqi military launch offensive on last Islamic State stronghold

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The Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network reported on Wednesday that Syrian army soldiers, backed by pro-government fighters from popular defense groups, had entered Boukamal. But the whereabouts of the first among them, self-proclaimed "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains unclear. The forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are continuing to battle ISIS militants in desert areas surrounding Abu Kamal, where it still controls more than two dozen villages, SOHR chief ... Read More »

North Korea Slams Trump's 'Warmonger' Asia Tour

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As Trump has made his way through South Korea, Japan and China this week - touting the strength of the USA alliance and commanding North Korea to "not try us" - the regime has remained quiet. A spokeswoman for Germany's foreign ministry told a regular news conference that US foreign policy under Trump had become "unpredictable", including in areas like trade policy. Read More »

Congress to keep struggling for 18% GST cap: Rahul

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party will not allow the government to impose "Gabbar Singh Tax" - Gandhi's acronym for GST or Goods and Services Tax . "If you keep electricity, petroleum, real estate out of the ambit of GST, 50 per cent of total revenue stays out of GST ambit. This is owing to the sheer ineptitude and amateurish handling of the biggest tax reform by BJP the government", he added. Read More »

Nothing 'substantive' to talk about? Tillerson questions grounds for Putin-Trump meeting

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Friday's gathering of the two leaders on the sidelines of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation will be their second face-to-face encounter this year since a G-20 summit in July in Hamburg, Germany . But overly amicable talks between Trump and Putin in Vietnam risked being an awkward sell for the White House as it vigorously denies any undue links with the Kremlin. Read More »

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner accused of sexual harassment

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A spokesperson for the showrunner has responded to the accusation by saying he does "not remember" making the comment and that it "does not reflect" the way he deals with colleagues. Said Gordon, "I spent a couple days feeling down and feeling upset and aimless". Her removal from the writers room sparked headlines at the time questioning why Weiner's longtime assistant and writing partner would be let go from the series, especially after winning the Emmy. Read More »

Charlotte air traffic controller arrested for possession of pipe bomb

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The Mecklenberg County Sheriff's Office website shows Dandan was being held at the county jail Friday night on $45,000 bond. Paul George Dandan, 30, was arrested on November 10 at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. "The FAA employee only had access to the offsite Air Traffic Control Tower and had no access to the restricted areas of the terminal or ramp", a spokesperson for Charlotte Douglas International Airport said in a release. Read More »

Will try to meet Hurriyat leaders: Sharma

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Building pressure on Modi government, representatives of Kashmiri Pandits on Friday met Dineshwar Sharma, the Centre's special representative for Kashmir, and reiterated their demand for reinstatement in homeland with Union territory status. Read More »

Dad Chases Off Group Who Tried To Kidnap Daughter

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A short time later, the father heard his dogs barking and someone slam a vehicle door. The 51-year-old father and homeowner reported that his 17-year-old daughter had called to tell him that someone had attempted to block the road leading to their house with barrels. Read More »

Voter Integrity Commission Member Is Suing Chairman Pence

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A spokesperson for Vice President Mike Pence, who is chair of the commission, did not respond to TPM's request for comment. Dunlap says multiple requests for information sent to commission staff have been ignored or rebuffed. "I don't think I've asked extraordinary questions". Header image: Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap's lawsuit accuses the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity of violating the Federal Advisory Commission Act, which requires that advisory ... Read More »

Vietnam seeks reassurances from Trump after his praise for China

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Wu Xinbo, director of Fudan University's Centre for American Studies, said China might have signalled that Beijing could take tougher measures against Pyongyang, including cuts to oil supplies. Nevertheless, the United States believes more needs to be done, the ambassador said. "We're going to work closely with the Chinese to identify that activity and end it", the official said. Read More »

Korea begin joint Naval drills

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Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift said on Tuesday. The deployment of the three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the region comes amid a visit by U.S. Mr. Trump continued his tough talk against Pyongyang on Friday in a speech to business leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam, saying that the region's future "must not be held hostage to a dictator's twisted fantasies of violent conquest and nuclear blackmail", referring to North Korean leader Kim ... Read More »

Man leads Oklahoma police on a three hour chase

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Aerial news cameras caught the action as the truck cut through parking lots, squeezed through gates and crossed double yellow lines, barely missing oncoming traffic. And several times, officers had their guns trained on the suspect but didn't shoot. A wild west chase left a vehicle thief and police kicking up dust in Oklahoma. Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder talks it out after loss at Denver

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Then, the coach relied on his backup point guard in the tight contest's final minutes. Blake Griffin is thriving as the focal point of this team. Aside from that, it didn't appear that Westbrook offered much more. Raymond Felton came off the bench to score 12 points and Jerami Grant had 11. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Mudiay is the first Nuggets player to score at least 21 points on 10 or fewer shot attempts since the team joined the National Basketball Association during ... Read More »

British surfer breaks his back after being engulfed by massive wave

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After the wipeout, Cotton, who used to be a plumber, had to be rescued by local lifeguards, who got him safely to the hospital where he was told his back was broken. "It was the most impact I've ever had". "Thank you to all the lifeguards and crew on the beach who helped stabilise me and do a great spinal recovery", he continued. Read More »

Philippines' President Duterte announces he killed a person when he was 16

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A person, really. During a fight. "I was 16. Just because we looked at each other". "I want to pass on words of thanks from the Philippine people for the timely aid that Russian Federation provided by giving us trucks and weapons", Duterte said on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' summit, according to Rappler . Read More »

Ex-parliament Speaker of Catalonia Forcadell Granted Bail

Judge Pablo Llarena wrote in the ruling: 'All the accused. have expressed that either they renounce future political activity or, those that remain active, will do it renouncing any actions outside the constitutional framework'. On Tuesday, Puigdemont's PDeCAT party failed to agree on a united ticket to contest a regional election with another secessionist party, making it hard for the pro-independence camp to govern Catalonia after the vote and press ahead with its bid to split from Spain. Read More »

Oklahoma woman who married mom sentenced in incest case

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Misty Spann married her mother, Patricia Ann Spann, on 25 March 2015. In addition to spending 10 years on probation, the judge also ordered her to undergo counseling and pay various court fees. According to local reports , Patricia allegedly married her son because he was in the military, and she wanted to prevent him from going overseas. Misty and Jody's brother Cody Spann told KSWO that his mother manipulated both his sister and brother into marriage. Read More »